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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 update for Recreation and Sport Centres

Cowles Stadium, Graham Condon, Jellie Park, Pioneer, Taiora QEII and Nga Puna Wai are now open.

Online bookings are required for group fitness, aqua classes and Tumbletimes to help manage numbers and avoid waiting times. You can book up to seven days ahead, with easy cancellation via your email notification.

For programmes such as Swimsmart, gymnastics and sport group bookings, the standard booking process applies.

The saunas and steam rooms are not available. Please bring your own towel, goggles, drink bottle and mat for group fitness classes.

Payments are going cashless - you can use your EFTPOS card and payWave to pay at our centres.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Find out what you need to know before you visit

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Bubbletimes

Bubbletimes is a casual drop-in class designed for preschool children from 6 months to under 5 years.

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Swimsmart

Swimsmart is Christchurch City Council's learn to swim programme. Tap into the benefits of aquatic activities for a lifetime.

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Swimsafe

Swimsafe is a swim education programme for school groups.

Pre-schoolers swim for free

All pre-schoolers can swim for free during school hours at any Christchurch City Council pool.